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're in nevada. >> reporter: the mood and message differ from four years ago. hope and change now translate to stay the course, and finishing what the president started. volunteers say the work is harder this time. >> we have to do our homework and we have to know what the facts are, and to be able to share that with other people. >> tomorrow is election day. your vote is critical. >> reporter: volunteers used a different strategy. they focused on fellow republicans, reminding them to get out and vote tomorrow. >> as you call them, what's going to show up is the polling place number. >> reporter: they say they've also made calls to battleground states such as florida, ohio, and virginia. their target? republicans who don't always vote. >> it just reinforces them that somebody is out there trying to do something. that agree with the same things that they agree with. >> we have volunteers going out to the polling places. >> reporter: talking to voters about polling places tomorrow, statewide initiatives and local races. she says there is excitement that republican nominee, mitt romney may pul
for by the nevada ir grakts, the state and nonprofit. >>> a bay area automaker bested to win one to have industry's most prestigious honors. t essla has won car of the year award for 2013. the news is already sending a charge through silicone valley. >> richard not surprised the model has made history today by being the first all-electric vehicle to win motor trend's car of the year. he agrees with motor trend's appraisal that the electric sedan rides as smooth as rolls royce, more efficiently than a prius and as fast as a sxoorts. >>itis scary. hold onto your hats. people don't expect electric cars to be that useful. they're expecting a compromise, and this car is -- is no compromise. >> four palo alto based t esslo which has struggled at times, it's a big boost. >> our goal was to build a truly compelling car regardless of its power train, gas, electric, hydro general, whenever it may be. >> silicon valley leaders say it's good for the valley's business sfls from the charging station to the batteries technology and actual batteries themselves, a smart grid technology that's going to make sure w
does respond to heavier cells in the nevada area right around lucas valley. we'll continue to move the map to the south and we'll show you this. closer to san francisco and look at this. the more activity just off shore. look out for in this will be the tours for rain but the south bay you just under cloud cover. morgan hill and gill roy. that rainfall will gradually work its way to the south. in fact, these were some of reports earlier this evening on his facebook weather page and some light sprinkles and also in san francisco some drizzled ad san francisco state university and right around alameda reports of light rain. current numbers are in the upper 50s to lower 60s. downtown san francisco upper. here is the forecast. north bay you have the rain, some showers developing for san francisco and okay land, just the chance of the south bind inland valleys. plenty of cloud cover. we do have this with some cloud cover out there. some rainfall developing. tomorrow is morning shower a mixture of cloud and sun. we do warm things up. so this is a source of the rainfall tonight. this will
. >> it is day four of the strike affecting more than 100 stores in nevada and california including this one in san jose. the workers' union is protesting cuts to health benefits as well as the company's plan to eliminate premium pay for sundays. >> i started when i was 18. i believe in this company and i still believe in it and that's why i'm here standing for my rights. >> rali says that a union officer was arrested for crossing a line. the company i should a statement that the union leaders have denied employees the right to vote on their contract offer and that the store must reduce operating costs authorized to stay competitive. >>> the man accused for -- one day after california voters upheld capital punishment. a jury today found 49-year-old 19 thanburg guilty for two counts of murder for gunning down her girlfriend. and killing multiple victims which qualified him for execution. >>> there's a new development tonight in the case of the cal swim coach who sued the marod school district. christian klenen says that -- in the 1990's. the district recently packed turn out when its lawyers
. the challenges commuters face until it's done. in the grand opening of of a shopper's nevada provides deals by plenty, just make sure you check your paces. >> good evening. it's thursday november eighth. this is bay area news at seven. a chilly wet storm system is making its way through the area tonight. if you poke your head outdoors at all, the record area you heard this week, you saw a few people that look like they were quite ready for this weather. the rain shower so far seem to have been brief but intense. >> sunny and beautiful and of course then it was a downed all. >> and, chief meteorologist bill martin will let us know how long is rain showers will be with us. up in the sierra, snow is falling. they say they could see snow as low as 3000 feet. they are live along interstate 80 right now. >> is awfully chilly right now. as you look out here we are getting light snowfall right now. it's about at 85200 feet. we've had a few inches of snow collecting on the roadway and this is westbound interstate 80. right now the spot is clear that we have seen some folks driving too fast for the c
which gave 1 and a half percent. >>> workers at bel air grocery stores in northern california and nevada are on strike tonight with no scheduled negotiations in sight. rob ross tells us what the workers are demanding and how the strike is affecting customers. >> here at this striking workers politely ask shoppers not to buy their groceries here. sometimes it worked. >> today i'll just drive a little farther and hit another store. >> sometimes it didn't. >> when i would, maybe then it's time to ask for more. >> after 15 months of failed negotiations, some 7,000 workers walked out early sunday morning. workers are upset that wants to eliminate premium pay for work sundays but their biggest concern appears to be what they say sa proposal to reduce health benefits and eliminate them all together for older retirees. >>> health and welfare is huge. i've got a family of three. i've got a wife. we've gone through the hospitals. >> a company spokesman says raleys is no longer demanding changes to benefits but the company did say in a statement quote we must reduce our operating cost to become mor
ago including iowa and nevada and of course we are keeping a close eye on the other crucial battleground states including florida, ohio and virginia closing right now, iowa, montana, utah and idaho. both presidential candidates settled in to watch the results as they come in tonight. president barack obama has been in chicago all day. mitt romney want to boston this morning to cast his vote before flying out for more campaigning. we have team coverage on the two candidates. we go to the president supporters in chicago. we begin though, with rita williams with romney supporters in boston. [cheers and applause] >> well, mitt romney senior strategist took to the stage to ref up the crowd. no real news but you can see the crowd here is beginning to grow. meanwhile, i am told that mitt romney is across the street in a hotel room with his wife, ann, his five sons, 16 of his 18 grandchildren. but right before he went in there he had one last thing to say about this long campaign. >> i am very pleased. i feel like we put it all on the field. left nothing in the locker room. we foug
or there is no deal and workers at 24 raley's in the bay area join 104 other stores in northern california and nevada on the picket lines at midnight. we asked customers at the san pablo raley's if they would still shop here. >> i would still shop here because i like the store. >> they are the ones that have a reason for striking whether it's pay, benefits. >> reporter: as with most contract negotiation it's both. the union says grocery workers aren't alone. >> they are the fiber of the community. they are family. and they deserve to be respected, because we're all in this together, folks. >> reporter: that is why the weiderholts say they will go somewhere he is if their favorite store goes on strike. >> because the people here are great. every time we come in here, we come at least once a week, everybody says hello and appreciates us and we appreciate them definitely. >> reporter: now we talked to a raley's spokesperson who says the company had no comment, citing a media blackout. reporting live in downtown san francisco noelle walker ktvu channel 2 news. >>> there were signs of movement in the
. >> reporter: the group on their way back from touring the university of nevada reno did not mind. >> where we live in livermore it doesn't even rain that much. >> reporter: caltrans has 100 pieces of equipment and 130 crew members working around the clock to clear the snow. this accident on westbound 80 was one of numerous spin offs, folks driving too fast for the conditions. >> reporter: and these pictures were sent by the folks from squaw valley showing us a few inches of snow at the base late this afternoon. the resort is expecting up to a foot of snow between today and tomorrow. right now squaw valley is scheduled to open in two weeks. back here live if the weather forecast does hold up. boreal could reopen as early as this saturday. we're live along interstate 80, cara liu. >>> if you're traveling on highway 50 to the south lake tahoe area be prepared. these are pictures from earlier today. you can see it was snowing near lake level at myers. caltrans says four wheel drive vehicles and snow tires are the only exception to its changing requirements. >>> now to chief meteorologist bill mar
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